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2:57 pm

What's Love got to do with Work?

The workplace has always seemed to be a place where regular human needs and interactions have been suppressed for fear of what might happen - risk mitigation.

Love is paramount on the list of feelings and actions that is shied away from. However, I would contend it is the most important aspect for making one’s job and customer interactions as fruitful and successful as possible.Read More


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3:33 pm

How do we connect with Millennials to give them a better chance at Success?

In our last Afila Group meeting, we talked about management of Millennials. This topic has been brought up many times in the group and a has been difficult topic. Our members have had varying levels of success with millennial hires.

The word on the street is that they're lazy, don't care about work, can't communicate, etc. Is this really different than previous generations? Does this mean they won't/can't be successful?

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9:08 am

How Coaching Youth Sports is Like Coaching your Team in Business?

I’ve coached youth basketball for a number of years. I’ve often compared coaching youth with coaching teams in business. I’ve come to the conclusion that there are number of similarities and differences between the two audiences, such as:

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11:20 am

How Coaching Youth Sports is Like Coaching your Team in Business?

I’ve coached youth basketball for a number of years and have compared coaching youth with coaching teams in business. There are number of similarities and differences between the two audiences, such as:

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1:10 pm

3 Key Traits the Executive Leader for Tomorrow MUST have

This topic has been covered many times and I find a lot of the advice, quite honestly, pretty pithy. I also think it misses the point on what is really needed to be an executive leader in today's business world. Below are some of my thoughts. I'd like you to tear them apart if you wish. However, give them a thought first and use them to challenge your current assumptions before you comment.Read More


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10:29 am

How to get more "It occurred to me in the shower" moments

How many times have you heard, "It occurred to me while I was in the shower"? You recognize it as how people come up with novel and innovative ideas when they aren't thinking about it - when their not stressing themselves to come up with ideas and solutions.Read More


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